I remember it well. Pulling my kids out of Winchester was one of my smartest moves as a parent. One of my kids has now graduated from FI in the Beaches and is at Riverdale Collegiate in the FI program, with the other kid to follow. Riverdale is a fantastic school, with no mid-entry, meaning that the kids you start with in Grade 9 are the same kids you graduate with, no exceptions. The benefit is you get a family-like community, and Riverdale has in an academically focused demographic, with the added benefit of an excellent music and extracurriculars.(I came in at the tail-end of the Winchester reorganisation and I don't remember the ins and outs of why it happened, but I believe that it was done with a view to accommodating FDK and FI. It was very acrimonious and lessons were learned. I
And I never had to sell my home in my favourite neighbourhood, move or fib.